#Interviews

What Makes A Good Sex Scene?

What makes a good sex scene? Readers, writers, and editors weigh in on the complex art of a well-executed steamy scene.

Saddle Up and Read Improves Kids’ Literacy One Farm Trip at a Time

A conversation with Caitlin Gooch of Saddle Up and Read, a non-profit organization using equine activities to promote children's literacy.

The Struggle of Writing Poetry During a Pandemic

Published poets like Henri Cole and Sachiko Murakami discuss their own difficulties and successes in writing poetry during a pandemic.

Running an Independent Bookstore in a Conservative Area

Running an independent bookstore in a conservative city is a unique challenge and an opportunity. Jenny Kinne runs Books and Mortar in West Michigan.

Asian and Pacific American Readers and Writers On First Seeing Themselves in Books

This Asian and Pacific American Heritage month, read about the experiences of these readers and writers seeing themselves in books for the first time.

Neal Shusterman’s Inclusive YA and Talking to the Author About Representation

Neal Shusterman's career writing YA has been on fire, but it's about to get even hotter.

From Farm to Table: The Making of a Folio Edition

Go from farm to table and behind the scenes of the making of a Folio Society edition.

The Big Cities Little Foodies Children’s Series Creators on Representation

The creators of the BIG CITIES LITTLE FOODIES children's book series talk representation and exploring the locations, food, and culture of Asia.

Two Children’s Book Authors Speak on the Importance of Latinx Characters

On writing Latinx stories for Latinx children.

Doin’ It In The Nook: Reading With Kelly Corrigan and Matt Nathanson

Doin' It In The Nook with Kelly Corrigan and Matt Nathanson. If you're not part of this book club yet, you will want to be ASAP.